Maria Eleonora of Brandenburg

1599 - 1655

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Maria Eleonora of Brandenburg (11 November 1599 – 28 March 1655) was a German princess and Queen of Sweden as the consort of King Gustav II Adolph (Gustavus Adolphus). She was a daughter of John Sigismund, Elector of Brandenburg, and Anna, Duchess of Prussia, daughter of Albert Frederick, Duke of Prussia. In 1620, Maria Eleonora married Gustavus Adolphus with her mother's consent, but against the will of her brother George William, Elector of Brandenburg, who had just succeeded her father. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Maria Eleonora of Brandenburg has received more than 146,660 page views. Her biography is available in 27 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 25 in 2019). Maria Eleonora of Brandenburg is the 143rd most popular companion (up from 145th in 2019), the 194th most popular biography from Russia (up from 206th in 2019) and the 4th most popular Russian Companion.

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Among companions, Maria Eleonora of Brandenburg ranks 143 out of 687. Before her are Malhun Hatun, Maria Luisa of Savoy, Sophia Dorothea of Hanover, Albert VII, Archduke of Austria, Gorgo, Queen of Sparta, and Alexandrine of Mecklenburg-Schwerin. After her are Anne of Foix-Candale, Catherine of Valois, Joanna of Bourbon, Caroline Augusta of Bavaria, Anne of Austria, Queen of Poland, and Sophia of Nassau.

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Among people born in 1599, Maria Eleonora of Brandenburg ranks 6Before her are Diego Velázquez, Oliver Cromwell, Anthony van Dyck, Pope Alexander VII, and Francesco Borromini. After her are Ottavio Piccolomini, Stefan Czarniecki, Andrea Sacchi, Pieter van Laer, Christian the Younger of Brunswick, and Robert Blake. Among people deceased in 1655, Maria Eleonora of Brandenburg ranks 4Before her are Pope Innocent X, Cyrano de Bergerac, and Pierre Gassendi. After her are Eleonora Gonzaga, Margaret of Savoy, Vicereine of Portugal, Janusz Radziwiłł, Cristóbal de Morales, Ukita Hideie, Daniël Heinsius, and Francesco Molin.

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In Russia

Among people born in Russia, Maria Eleonora of Brandenburg ranks 194 out of 2,688. Before her are Seraphim of Sarov (1754), Wladimir Köppen (1846), Sophia Alekseyevna of Russia (1657), Nicholas Roerich (1874), Ivan Shishkin (1832), and Alexander Herzen (1812). After her are Ilya Frank (1908), Vladimir Solovyov (1853), Pitirim Sorokin (1889), Pafnuty Chebyshev (1821), Andrei Tupolev (1888), and Grand Duke Konstantin Pavlovich of Russia (1779).

Among COMPANIONS In Russia

Among companions born in Russia, Maria Eleonora of Brandenburg ranks 4Before her are Anna Pavlovna of Russia (1795), Gala Dalí (1894), and Olga Constantinovna of Russia (1851). After her are Yevdokiya Lopukhina (1669), Duchess Anna of Prussia (1576), Natalia Pushkina (1812), Catharina of Württemberg (1783), and Agafya Grushetskaya (1663).